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Fujitsu Lifebook Integrates The Gadget Multiverse Into One

Question asked by smriti in #Coffee Room on Jan 19, 2012
smriti · Jan 19, 2012
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In what looks like a dreamy design, Fujitsu has brought about a new concept that is sure to innovate the customer electronics market. Prashant Chandra from Yanko Design who is responsible for the design aims to integrate a digital camera, a tablet PC, a smartphone into a laptop dock. According to him, the concept derives from the principle of "shared hardware."

Currently, all the systems on the market have exclusive hardware per gadget. But there are features that are common between a lot of gadgets, which when put together have a lot of “repeat” of data stored and features<em>.</em> For example, if you own a tablet and a PC, there is bound to be data that is available on both your gadgets. The most common example would be the songs that you own, you have your songs stored on the laptop as well as your smartphone for portable listening. To extract the maximum potential from each gadget and avoid technology "wastage" has been the primary motivation behind the Fujitsu Lifebook , claims Prashant Chandra.

Fujitsu Lifebook

In its smart and sleek design, the Fujitsu Lifebook aims to integrate a camera, a tablet and a smartphone into a laptop, each performing dedicated tasks. The modular device uses a detachable camera, a tablet which could be fit inside the laptop's base and function as a keyboard and the smartphone which will perform the function of a central processing unit as well as storage space. Being detachable, all these gadgets can be used for individual purposes as well.

The Fujitsu Lifebook is scheduled for a 2013 release and still under wraps. There is no news yet on the exact placement of each of these devices in the laptop though some sources contemplate that the smartphone and tablet could be attached using a 16-pin dock. As of now, only a teaser of the Fujitsu Lifebook is what we have and it looks no less than awesome!

Source & Image Credit: Yanko Design Posted in: #Coffee Room

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